Be Persistent!

Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles. And let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us, Hebrews 12:1 NIV Then Jesus told his disciples a parable to show them that they should always… Continue reading Be Persistent!

Bee Yourself!

Comparison is the root of discontent. This is one truth I discovered this last decade or so. We will never fully appreciate what we have if we always compare ourselves to other people. My solution for this is to stay focused and run my race. I watched a great example of this during the Olympics.… Continue reading Bee Yourself!

Solo!

Today is the first day of school for my youngest child. Lan begins his senior year without the watchful eyes of big brother nearby. There was a time I’d be worried sick. Today, I’m simply grateful. Today my kid is flying solo! Class schedule finalized? Check! IEP (individualized education plan) in place and all participants… Continue reading Solo!

Loss…

“Blessed are those who mourn, For they shall be comforted” Matthew 5:4 NKJV This week I lost something very dear to me very unexpectedly. Honestly, I don’t think I’ve handled it well. I realized that today when I showed up for an appointment that isn’t for another two weeks! We all lose things in life. Some major,… Continue reading Loss…

I Would Like to Thank…

Last week, my good friend Sherri Matthews over at A View From My Summerhouse was kind enough to nominate me for the Awesome Blossom Award. Sherri’s kindness reiterated the fact that last year I have some unfinished business from 2013. The end of 2013 began the American awards season of Grammys, Emmys, Golden Globes and… Continue reading I Would Like to Thank…

How Lovely!?

Emerging from a turkey induced coma, I was catching up on my reading only to learn that Clayton Paul Better Days through Better Ways… nominated me for The One Lovely Blog Award. Clayton has been a  “coach” of sorts encouraging me and many others just when I was wondering what am I doing writing a… Continue reading How Lovely!?

Awards Day

A very kind man named Clayton Paul, blogging over at Clayton Paul, Better days through better ways … nominated me for The Versatile Blogger Award! To say I was shocked is an understatement.  However, his kind deed is very much appreciated nonetheless. I always enjoy reading his posts because I never know what I’m going to… Continue reading Awards Day